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Richard Wolff: U.S. Economic Education Gives the Illusion That ‘Everything Is All Right’ (Video)

The renowned Marxian economist condemns American education for purposely keeping people in the dark about how the economic system works and how it threatens them.

Posted on May 11, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


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The Problem With How Governments Pay for Wars (Video)

Economist Richard Wolff explains how corporate banks and politicians exploit the system of money printing to gain political capital or warrant military efforts.

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Economist Richard Wolff on Why All Debts Should Periodically Be Forgiven (Video)

The former University of Massachusetts economics professor explains the historical role of credit in helping to preserve communities.

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Why Do Some People Have Money While Others Don’t?

Bankers rig democracy to control the institution of money, says economist Richard Wolff (pictured).

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Socialism? Capitalism? Economist Richard Wolff Explains It All.

In an interview with the grass-roots media portal Actvism, Wolff discusses methods of economic organization.

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Economist Richard Wolff Explains Marxism

“America’s most prominent Marxist economist” discusses why economic turmoil is making headlines while the stock market booms.

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


Think Incomes Are Rising? Not So Fast, Says Economist Richard Wolff

Despite a recent upbeat report on wages from the U.S. Census Bureau, the fact is that incomes are in real decline—and no mechanisms have been put in place to prevent another crash, Wolff says.

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



The Problem With Markets: A Holiday Tale

“Like all human institutions, markets have strengths and weaknesses,” writes economist Richard Wolff. Exalting them as if they were some ideal mechanism for distributing resources “should be rejected as the self-serving tool of societies’ richest operated at the expense of everyone else.”

Posted on Dec 26, 2015 READ MORE



Karl Marx Was Right

The economist and philosopher foresaw that capitalism had built within it the seeds of its own destruction, that the greed of a tiny elite would eventually bring down the system. The final stages that he predicted are visible all around us now.

Posted on May 31, 2015 READ MORE


Capitalism Run Wild

If you missed economist Richard Wolff talking about economic disparity on the most recent “Moyers & Company,” you can watch the whole episode right here.

Posted on Aug 12, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


How a Higher Minimum Wage Helps the Whole Economy

Economist Richard Wolff tells Bill Moyers the argument that a higher minimum wage kills jobs makes no sense.

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


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